Food Lover Events: June

Live Music & Fun at Home Team Tavern!

Saturday, June 2
httavCatch a trio of great live musical acts this Saturday – Lewis Brice, Nick Norman, and Joal Rush, at Home Team Tavern! Come for the music, but stay for the food, drink deals and fun! Home Team’s got a menu full of your favorite all-American fare, and it’s a great place to hang out and play, with Karaoke, pool tables, a beach volleyball court and outside Tiki Bar. It’s the perfect place for you and your friends to relax and unwind! Save the date: The Shelby Raye Trio will perform live at Home Team on Saturday, June 23! More here.

Moe’s Three Amigos Taco Tour

Saturday, June 2 | 11am – 1pm | Five Points Assoc. parking lot @ 532 Congaree Ave.

Moe’s Southwest Grill is celebrating the launch of its newest menu item, Three Amigos Tacos, by spreading Southwest flavor across the country. The Moe’s first-ever Taco Tour, a traveling, multi-city taste-test, will be in Columbia on June 2 to give lucky locals FREE samples of Three Amigos Tacos! More here.

Brookland Brunch

Sunday, June 3 | 121 Alexander Rd.
Eat, drink and be merry! Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development have collaborated to bring you West Columbia’s first and only riverside brunch, every Sunday from 10AM-2PM at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater. More here.

The Market Spring Festival | The Market Tea Room and Country Store

Sunday, June 3 | 322 Little Brooke Ln

Celebrate Spring in South Carolina with this fun festival at the SC State Farmer’s Market, hosted by The Market Tea Room. Enjoy live music, children’s entertainment, and educational experiences. Dine from food trucks or in The Market Restaurant. Shop with creative vendors that showcase the amazing talent in our state. Admission is free. More here.

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Military Mondays at Beltline Lanes

Active military personnel are welcomed Mondays (and everyday!) at Beltline Lanes, near Fort Jackson.  On Mondays, bowl to your heart’s content for just $1 per game, per person! And you can enjoy your favorite foods and drinks from Quaker Steak & Lube while you bowl! Check out details here.

June Harvest Dinner

Monday, June 4 | 1005 Airport Blvd

F2T productions is hosting their June Harvest dinner at City Roots Urban Farm on June 4th.
Come out to enjoy a family style, four-course farm to table dinner featuring seasonal ingredients from local farmers and artisans. Enjoy a welcome cocktail by Bourbon on Main Street and wine pairings by Advintage. They will also have a book signing and reading by James Beard Nominee, Distinguished Professor at USC, Co-Founder of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation and Slow Ark of Taste for the South, David Shields. His book is, The Culinarians: Lives and Careers from the First Age of American Fine Dining”. The day’s menu will include a Ginger-Beet Mule, Wood-Grilled SC Shrimp over Anson Mills Farro Verde and Rice Peas, Wood-Grilled Lady Edison Pork Loin stuffed with City Roots Mushrooms and Caramelized Spring Onions and more! Tickets here. 

BBQ & Beer | Columbia Fireflies

Wednesday, June 6
The Columbia Fireflies baseball organization is hosting a series of Tasting Events this season. June 6 is BBQ & Beer Day with Stone Brewing. Your ticket gets you BBQ, samples of Stone Brewing beers, one FREE pint and an awesome pint glass! Upcoming Tasting Events include Best Summer Cocktails on July 31 and Hops and Hot Wings on August 29. More here.

First Thursday on Main

Thursday, June 7 

During June’s First Thursday on Main, enjoy over 10 varieties of Gose beer at The Whig, $5.99 wood fired pizza and $3 beer specials at Persona Pizzeria, $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules at Bourbon, 1/2 off Original House Margaritas at Cantina 76, a pop-up beer garden with beers by Stone Brewing, Catawba Brewing, Bold Rock Hard Cider, and more, food by The Wurst Wagen and Scoopy Doo Gelato Shop. More here.

Arts & Draughts

Friday, June 8 | Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street

Art, drink, and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings, live musical performances, D.I.Y. art projects, fun activities and more. Live music from Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths, ZOE CHILD, GFATS, and 2 Slices. Food from The Wurst Wagen, Real Mexico, The Belgian Waffle Truck, and treats from Curiosity Coffee. More here.


Columbia’s Shrimp & Grits Fest

Saturday, June 9 | Columbia Conference Center, 169 Laurelhurst Ave

YOU decide who has Columbia’s best shrimp and grits! Many area restaurants have shrimp and grits on their menus; now’s your chance to find out who really has the best. There will be a winner selected by a panel of judges, and a winner in the “People’s Choice” division. Tickets include unlimited shrimp and grits samples from participating restaurants, live music, and door prizes! More here.

2018 South Carolina Ag +Art Tour – Lancaster County

Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour of farms and artisans. During the tour visitors have the opportunity to see first-hand where their food comes from, watch artists in action and purchase their works, dance to the melodies of bluegrass and folksongs, and learn more about rural life. Tour of Lancaster County farms and markets includes Benford Brewery, Dixie Bee Supply, Fox Trot Farm, Griff’s Greenhouse & Nursery and many more. More information here.

Get Lei’d for Cystic Fibrosis | Swamp Cabbage Brewing

Saturday, June 9 | 921 Brookwood Drive
Come hula the night away at Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company at their First Annual Luau! They will be partying for a great cause – raising funds and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. They will also be releasing their most anticipated beer, WHITE IPA, in collaboration with the Brewsky Brothers, and have many more brews available, and will be roasting a pig. You’ll also enjoy a special performance by the Filipino-American Association of Greater Columbia dance troupe. So, grab your Hawaiian shirt and come by to say, Aloha! More here.


Saturday, June 9 | 1005 Airport Blvd
Join City Roots Urban Farm for a festival featuring Meat, Music and Fun! Bovinoche is the largest open-fire cooking event in South Carolina and includes an entire steer cooked over a fire! Plus, the winner of History Channel’s “Forged in Fire”, Jason Reddick from Angry Giant Forge, will be on hand. He’s bringing his forge and you’ll get to see him craft his beautiful knives in person. Ticket will include a variety of meats and a veggie paella and large bounty salad. Cash Bar will be available. Tickets here.

Columbia Vegan Drinks and Dinner | Indah Coffee

Tuesday, June 12 | 2238 Sumter Street
Join Columbia Veg, Indah Coffee, and Mimie’s Delect-A-Bowls for a fun, delicious evening! Everyone is welcome — Vegans, Vegetarian, Veg-Curious… Come out for some tasty food, craft beer, wine and great conversation. More here.

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Saturday, June 16 | Trenton, SC
Whether you love Arts and Crafts, Antiques Tractors and Cars, or Delicious Festival Foods, the 48th Annual Ridge Peach Festival has something for every member of your family! A Country Store featuring home canned peach preserves, jams, and jellies, along with your favorite peach desserts and ice cream are all waiting for you to arrive and enjoy. More here.

2018 AG + ART Farm Tour | Fairfield County 

Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour of farms and artisans. During the tour visitors have the opportunity to see first-hand where their food comes from, watch artists in action and purchase their works, dance to the melodies of bluegrass and folksongs, and learn more about rural life. Tour of Fairfield County farms and markets includes Gypsy Wind Farms, The Barclay School, The She Garden, The Pearl at Monticello and more. More here.

Celebrate Father’s Day at Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Sunday, June 17 | Call 803-212-6666 for reservations

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This Father’s Day, treat Dad to a signature steak dinner, some fresh seafood, or a specialty entree from Ruth’s Chris! Book your table for Sunday, June 17th and let Ruth’s help you make this Father’s Day special, with a celebratory meal in honor of the men you love most. More here.

Father’s Day at Rioz

Sunday, June 17 | 410 Columbiana Drive

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Caymus Vineyards Wine Dinner | Ruth’s Chris 

Thursday, June 21 | 6:30 PM | Call 803-212-6666 for reservations


At Caymus Vineyards, winemaking isn’t just a passion, it’s the culmination of a family legacy that can be traced back over 150 years and eight generations. Join Ruth’s Chris as they celebrate the Wagner Family of Wine and showcase highlights from their collection alongside an incredible five course menu. This exclusive wine dinner will feature selections from their Emmolo, Mer Soleil and Red Schooner brands as well as the highly coveted Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to sip and savor the night away in sizzling style with Caymus Vineyards and Ruth’s Chris Steak House! Call for reservations.

French / Peruvian Gourmet Dinner

Thursday, June 21 | Crepes & Croissants | 1465 Sumter St.

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Sunday Brunch | Swamp Cabbage Brewing

Sunday, June 24 | 921 Brookwood Drive

Join Swamp Cabbage for another scrumptious Sunday brunch, and enjoy a 5-course gourmet meal prepared by Chef Jean-Louis and Yvette, of The Belgian Waffle Food Truck. Tickets are $25 per person, with beer pairing available for $10 per person. Reserve your spot by Friday, June 22. See menu and more here.

Kids Night at East Bay Deli – West Columbia

Every Wednesday | 108 Sunset Ct.


Every day, East Bay Deli serves up traditional New York-style deli favorites at its locations in downtown Columbia and West Columbia! The West Columbia location also holds a Kid’s Night every Wednesday where, from 4-9pm, kids eat for FREE (limitations apply), and they hold a special event on the final Wednesday of the month. June’s Kids Night will feature “Dixie the Darling Dinosaur”! Dixie will be there from 6-8PM on June 27th. More here.

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